The Government says the stigma around COVID 19 must end. Social stigma against cOVID-19 patients as well as lack of scientific understanding of the disease itself may have been leading to high mortality rate in COVID-19 patients in some states. Meanwhile, India registered over 10,000 new COVID-19 cases for the fifth day in a row pushing tally to 3,43,091 on Tuesday, while the death toll rose to 9,900 with 380 new fatalities, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The country recorded 10,667 coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours. We talk about that and much more on today's podcast.